There might not be a more well-traveled brewer than Ron Jeffries, the brewer behind the beers at Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales. With Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery opening this week, 428 Bridge St. NW, GR|MAG decided to chat with Jeffries to get to know how his magical beers come together.
The popular brewery on Grand Rapids’ West Side announced this month it plans to open a taproom in Saugatuck, the second satellite location for The Mitten, joining a location in Northport.
Grand Rapids gets to celebrate what it arguably does best this month. Starting Thursday, Grand Rapids Beer Month takes hold of the city’s breweries and many bars and restaurants, promoting the idea Grand Rapids is one of the best beer cities in the country.
If there’s an event that helps highlight why Founders Brewing Co. continues to be one of the most-respected and fast-growing breweries in the country, it’s the annual Cellar Raid.
You’ll want to head to Alger Heights after work Thursday, Jan. 11 to check out the Brass Ring Brewing, which opens its doors at 4 p.m. for its official grand opening celebration.
Choose from 25 different Brewery Vivant beers this week during the Brewery Vivant Holiday Extravaganza.
Local author and GR|MAG contributor Pat Evans will host a series of talks throughout December on the history of beer in Grand Rapids.